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  1. Placeholder text in a cell or in the entire table

    I would like to have the option of placing substitution text in a cell of a table or in a complete table.
    If I select a cell I fill this one or if I select the complete table I am able to fill the different cells.
    This feature would allow you to set table and / or cell styles in advance and validate parts of a document before production.

    10 votes

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  2. Allow alternating row fills AND column fills in table styles

    Currently, there is no automatic way to have a table with alternating row fills AND alternating column fills; the table settings will only allow you to set one or the other, and you must manually change the colors of the rows (if you set columns to alternate in the style) or columns (if you set rows to alternate in the style) from there.

    It would be nice if we could set BOTH columns and rows to have alternate fills. For example:

    You have a table with five columns, ten rows. You tell every other column to be 100% Magenta. You…

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  3. Add ability to add multiple header rows to tables

    I would like to be able to add multiple header rows (or something along those lines) to tables so that a table style would be reapplied from that row onward. This would allow alternating fills to always begin on the same color after a header. This feature would be especially handy when adding a row to an existing table as only the fills under the current section of the table you're working on would change. Additionally this table would then be one single table instead of multiple linked tables, allowing changes to any formatting such as column width to be…

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  4. Auto-fit column width in tables

    Add a feature for tables such as that in Excel (Home > Format > AutoFit Column Width). The "at least" feature for row height is great, but we need something for the width too! A command that resizes the selected column(s) to fit the longest line of text in that column of the table. Bonus: Any leftover space in the table width could be distributed between all columns automatically, or in one chosen column.

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  5. Stroke Management in Table

    Please put some buttons to select inner strokes / outer strokes of tables rather than right click on the miniature table graphic on strokes panel.

    It will be very useful if you put one click option for Select All strokes, Select Border, Select Inner etc. Right click on that miniature cell sometimes very difficult. And make it the default selection for atleast one document

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  6. bordes de las tablas redondos

    seria muy util poder redondear los bordes de una tabla con la facilidad que se redondean los bordes de un rectangulo en AI

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  7. Add a keep option in cell styles

    For cell styles, add the "Keep with next row" option so that it doesn't have to be done manually for each desired cell.

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  8. Opacity of a table and cell fill color.

    The ability to adjust the opacity of a table/cell fill color. This is important for when pages have a background image, color or graphic.

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  9. Make option for "Edit->Place and Link" to update only table contents, not formatting

    In some cases I must use some tables with technical data in multiple documents in various conditions. For example, I wish to put it in catalogue layout with a table width of 287 mm, and in container label with a table width of 240 mm. Content and text format remain unchanged, but column width can vary.
    So I "Place and Link" the table, try to update my link. All my formatting is lost, and the table expands back to 287 mm. This is very annoying, especially when I need to handle hundreds of tables, which is usual situation for my…

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  10. Apply controlable gradients within table rows, coloums and cells.

    Is it possible to have easily adjustable gradient fills in rows, coloums and cells within Indesign tables?

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  11. Set row and column dimensions in table styles

    I was looking for a way to set row heights in table styles within InDesign and was surprised out there is no way to do this. The only way to do so is to manually manipulate the size in each table.

    If I want to create a new table in a new document, I was hoping to have all parameters set the way they need to be set in the table style so other users don't have to manually change the size. I would think this would be a common feature that users would love to have.

    Will this be…

    6 votes

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  12. Table Columns "at least" widths

    You can give an 'at least' heights on a table cells, I would liked to see this option to be able on the width of table columns

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  13. need to be able to add footnotes to tables

    need to be able to add footnotes to tables

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  14. I want to be able to select multiple rows, but want to be able to select rows that are not next to each other. They maybe have one or two ro

    I want to be able to select multiple rows, but want to be able to select rows that are not next to each other. They maybe have one or two rows.

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  15. Remove the maximum cell height in tables

    I often use tables in more technical posters as a frame for graphics with caption.
    I experienced that a cell height of about 220 mm is the maximum for tables.
    If you have larger graphics this is not enough.

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  16. Tabelle, Teabellenformate, Tabellenzellen

    Die Funktionen Tabelle, Tabellenformate und Tabellenzellen sollten in der Gesamtheit überarbeitet werden. Wir arbeiten viel mit Tabellen, die lang und kompliziert sind.
    Es entstehen immer wieder viele unvorhersehbare Effekte.
    Tabellenoptionen funktionieren nicht zuverlässig, z. B. Spaltenlinien in der Vordergrund.
    Linien kommen und gehen in Farben die wir nicht zugewiesen haben, wenn Zeilen oder Spalten eingefügt werden.
    Zellenformate sind für uns leider nicht nutzbar.
    Wünschenwert ist auch die Eingabe von Formeln, z. B. die Formel schreiben oder auch Berechnungen durchführen lassen.
    Die Kleinansicht der Rahmen und Linien springt bei Markierungen von anderen Tabellen um, was ziemlich lästig ist.
    Wenn man mit…

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  17. Different number of columns per row and independent width

    Option to have different number of columns per row without always using split/merge and option to set different widths per column
    (e.g. one row with 3 columns, row below with 5 columns, etc)

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  18. Graphic and text in same cell(s) or table

    I can't see how to do it presently but it would be great to be able to put both a graphic and text placed over it in the same cell, or a number of cells or the entire table. RIght now it appears to be an either/or choice. I have anchored an image to a table so that it overprints the cell or table but that is rather clunky.

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  19. tables calculations

    Hello
    Please add the use of mathematics (collection - subtraction - multiplication ...) in the tables without reference to other programs such as Excel, this is needed when designing the examination schedules for schools, to count the final grades of students, and you Muna very thankful

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  20. Remove trailing whitespace removes carriage return before a table

    Grep remove trailing whitespace also removes carriage return before a table. This should not happen but rather table should be seen as a separate paragraph item.

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